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A letter to China: Hong Kong's democrats should be honoured

An open letter from political figures around the world calls on Beijing to free three jailed pro-democracy activists<p>The decision by the courts in Hong Kong to sentence three courageous, principled young men to jail yesterday is an outrageous miscarriage of justice, a death knell for Hong Kong’s …

China WhatsApp crackdown only scratches surface of worsening internet censorship

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> As Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate, lay dying in a heavily-guarded hospital last month, there was little mention of his fate in China.<p>For many younger Chinese, Liu is an unknown figure, the culmination of years of intense censorship of his life and works. The …

Critics cry foul as Joshua Wong and other young Hong Kong democracy leaders get jail

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong appeals court jailed three leaders of the Chinese-ruled city’s democracy movement for six to eight months on Thursday, dealing a blow to the youth-led push for universal suffrage and prompting accusations of political interference.<p>Student leaders Nathan Law and …

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Joshua Wong and 2 Others Jailed in Hong Kong Over Pro-Democracy Protest

HONG KONG — Three prominent young leaders of Hong Kong’s democracy movement were sentenced Thursday to six to eight months in prison, a severe setback for the semiautonomous Chinese city in its struggle for greater political freedom under Communist Party rule.<p>Joshua Wong, the face of huge street …